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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 2 — Jan. 28, 2013
  • pp: 1473–1478

Realizing a Gabor zone plate with quasi-random distributed hexagon dots

Wei Fan, Lai Wei, Huaping Zang, Leifeng Cao, Bin Zhu, Xiaoli Zhu, Changqing Xie, Yulin Gao, Zongqing Zhao, and Yuqiu Gu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 1473-1478 (2013)

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We propose a quasi-random-dot-array binary Gabor zone plate (QBGZP) with focusing properties of single order foci only. These features are verified with simulations and experiments in the visible light region. Moreover, we find that the performance of QBGZP, which is composed of hexagon patterns, is determined by the ratio of hexagon circumcircle diameter to the outermost zone width. The QBGZP offers a potential alternative for focusing and imaging in the soft x-ray and extreme ultraviolet region.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(050.1965) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive lenses

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: November 8, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 21, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 21, 2012
Published: January 14, 2013

Wei Fan, Lai Wei, Huaping Zang, Leifeng Cao, Bin Zhu, Xiaoli Zhu, Changqing Xie, Yulin Gao, Zongqing Zhao, and Yuqiu Gu, "Realizing a Gabor zone plate with quasi-random distributed hexagon dots," Opt. Express 21, 1473-1478 (2013)

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